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BLAST FURNACE PHENOMENA.
M. L. GRUNER,
PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF MINES OF FRANCE,
AND LATELY PROFESSOR OF METALLURGY AT THE ÉCOLE DES MINES.
TRANSLATED, WITH THE AUTHOR'S SANCTION,
WITH AN APPENDIX,
By L. D. B. GORDON, F.R.S.E., F.G.S.,
EMERITUS REGIUS PROFESSOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF
GLASGOW, FORMERLY A STUDENT OF THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF MINES, OF FREIBERG, IN
SAXONY; HONORARY MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS AND SHIP-
BUILDERS IN SCOTLAND; MEMBER OF THE IRON AND STEEL INSTITUTE.
HENRY CAREY BAIRD,
406 WALNUT STREET.
Quantities of Caloric absorbed and given off in Blast Furnaces .
The Economical Working of the Furnaces varies with the ratio of
in the Gases
The ratio is the Measure or Index of the Economical Working
of Blast Furnaces
Weight and Composition of the Escaping Gases—Construction of
Analytical Formulas of Calculation
A Method of taking Specimens, securing a Mean of all the Gases
during several hours
Determination of the Caloric consumed in Blast Furnaces .
Caloric absorbed by the reduction of the Ores and the fusion of the
Caloric absorbed by the fusion of the Slag, the decomposition of the
Sensible Heat carried off by the Gases
Caloric lost by Radiation from the Walls of Furnace, etc. .
Determination of the Caloric received by a Blast Furnace, solely
derived from transformation of Carbon into a Mixture of CO2